Hardy Harper, 79, of Lewisville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Linrock Nursing and Rehab Center in Texarkana. He was born July 27, 1933, in Lewisville to Paul Harper and Laura Reid-Harper.

He is preceded in death by his parents, one son, four brothers, and two sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Paulena Harper and Cicely Harper, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, James Harper of Lewisville; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Stamps, with Rev. Imon Washington officiating. Burial will follow in Old Town Cemetery in Lewisville, under the direction of A.O. Smith Funeral Home in Stamps.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Smith Funeral Home in Stamps.


Published: 02/07/2013